Achaemenid. <em>Vessel Handle in Form of Lion</em>, ca. 410 B.C.E. Silver, Length: 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.50.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.50.42_side_PS2.jpg)

Vessel Handle in Form of Lion


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 410 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Length: 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 54.50.42

Image: 54.50.42_side_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver handle from a large vessel. Form, a faceted body with curved end terminating in lion's head with open mouth. Lower end of handle terminates in palmette (lotus?) with two buds. Cast solid (?). Possibly related to 54.50.38.

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